Creative Asset Production
On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to devise planned proposals, storyboards, scripts and narratives for digital media assets across multiple platforms, as well as producing a range of digital media assets.
Social Networking and Digital Media
Social media is almost ubiquitous in our everyday lives. In this unit, you will explore how we create our digital selves, analysing how online social networks are formed and how this informs digital communication and consumerism. You will examine the relationship between people and data, the internet of things and echo chambers, as well as analysing how we use our devices to communicate, where we use them to create social networks and how we locate objects from books to hotels.
Web Site Development
Taking the coding taught at year one in standards based web development, the student goes though the web site build process from a client brief to site launch. Information Architecture (IA), User Experience Design (UXD) and Accessibility for All will be essential components.
Engaging the Humanities
This innovative unit is offered as a Faculty-wide learning experience. The lecture and workshop programme will be interdisciplinary and will include students from the range of undergraduate programmes taught in the Faculty. These include: Criminology, English, History, Digital Media and Languages, Philosophy, Politics, Public Services and Sociology.
Each year the unit will address a different contemporary socio-economic challenge and illuminate the ways in which our Humanities and Social Science disciplines understand, evaluate and seek solutions to that challenge.
Project Management for Digital Industries
Students will develop knowledge and skills in project management (PM) in the context of digital industries by employing practitioner and academic perspectives. Personal and employability skills are developed through teamwork and reflection. The unit has a strong practical focus, applying theories and frameworks to the running of projects and delivery of outcomes. This unit benefits from the dynamic local PM community, which now includes many of our former students who mentor teams.
Uniwide Language (15 credits)
You can add a foreign language to your portfolio of skills. Enhance your employability by learning Classical Latin, English (as a foreign language), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Modern Standard Arabic or Spanish alongside your main degree. Whatever your language knowledge, from beginner to advanced, these classes will take you to the next level of proficiency.
Digital Rights (15 credits)
This unit examines the digital environment and how it is regulated globally, including codes of practice, and asks what ethical behaviour means for both organisations and individuals.
This unit examines the digital environment (including its production, manipulation, distribution, circulation and reception) and how it is regulated globally and asks what ethical behaviour means for both organisations and individuals. This will be informed by an analysis of codes of practice, current contexts including the EU and the implications of Brexit, and how cultural aspects of the information society inform digital rights.